Oval Facial Shape Pt.1

http://www.helensstyle.com) Welcome to the continuation of the Facial Shapes series. As usual, we will take one facial shape through two posts to ensure we cover as much ground as possible. In the next 2 posts, we will be discussing the Oval Face. I like to refer to this as the well-balanced egg. It is often… Continue reading Oval Facial Shape Pt.1

Square (Rectangle) Facial Shapes Pt.2

Hello and welcome to the second edition of Square Facial Shapes! We will be learning much today so let’s get to it! Hairstyles – Remember that you are trying to create a more proportionate face. This means that you don’t want your face looking longer than it already is. Neither do you want it squarer… Continue reading Square (Rectangle) Facial Shapes Pt.2

Vintage Tricks that Still Work

  (vintageads.LiveJournal) Hello, Curvy Ladies! I am breaking tradition to bring you some special news (well, it is to me). We are barraged with so much information these days that every diva seems to have so may choices to make. We also discard things that we don't see around us because let's face it: it's… Continue reading Vintage Tricks that Still Work

Skincare Tips for Your 30s

  Hey, Curvy Girls! Today we will be taking a break from the Facial Shapes Series (just a short one, promise) and I'm going to be sharing some tips for skin care. Let's start with the things you should know about your skin by the time you hit your 30s. What is your skin type?… Continue reading Skincare Tips for Your 30s

Facial Shapes – Oblong Face Pt. 2

Hello Curvy Girls! Welcome to the 2nd edition of Oblong Faces in the Facial Shapes series. We will be learning all the other stuff girls with Oblong faces need to bring out their inner Curvy Girl. Let’s get started! Hairstyles – As the effect is to widen and shorten the face, styles that are piled… Continue reading Facial Shapes – Oblong Face Pt. 2

Facial Shapes – Heart Face Pt. 2

Hello ladies, before we start on part 2, I received some requests from my readers that needed to be added to my articles. Looks like I was already on the right path but needed to go deeper and broader. I have taken your comments and worked on them and I hope to be as broad… Continue reading Facial Shapes – Heart Face Pt. 2

Facial Shapes – Round Face Pt. 1

Welcome to the first edition of Facial Shapes. I intend to take each facial shape as comprehensibly as possible so if you don’t see your facial shape immediately, do wait for the next edition. The facial shapes series is a 7-part series that will show you how to detect your facial shapes and what to… Continue reading Facial Shapes – Round Face Pt. 1

Colour Guide For Your Skintones

I hope you ladies found my skintone piece informative and are working on finding out what yours are. Skintones are one fundamental piece that can literally turn your whole style around. You will look more vibrant, your eyes will look clearer, you will glow and you will feel more alive than ever before. All this… Continue reading Colour Guide For Your Skintones

Getting the Best Hair Colour Results

As we get older, our colouring tends to change. Hair darkens or lightens, eyes darken or lighten, but it seems we never remember that skin does the same. Skin tones lighten and darken at different stages in your growth. You always remain within the same palette but you shift across the spectrum. For example, most… Continue reading Getting the Best Hair Colour Results


There are 4 different color tones, namely: Winter, Autumn, Spring, Summer Contrary to popular opinion even women of color fall into these tones. When I went online, I was surprised to find out that most black women fall into autumn or winter. This is simply not true! Each of these main tones are further broken… Continue reading DETECTING SKIN TONES

Simple Tips For Curvy Girls

Hello Curvy Girls! Today I will be doing some more simple tips for curvy girls. This is all just to lay the foundation for all the work we will be doing later. Don’t cringe at thought of the work involved. Curvy girls do have to go the extra mile to look good in a world… Continue reading Simple Tips For Curvy Girls

Tips For Curvy Perfection Pt. 2

  Experiment! Experiment!! Experiment!!! : See an outfit you like but don’t know if it will fit, try it out. Experiment. Keep your basic fashion rules in your head but don’t let your fears stop you from trying out everything and anything you like. So many people have found signature pieces that way and have… Continue reading Tips For Curvy Perfection Pt. 2